We establish citizen science- based monitoring schemes to record and better understand biodiversity in agricultural settings. Specifically, we investigate in questions (and solutions) how to best implement citizen science in agricultural settings to jointly generate new knowledge about biodiversity and to guide transformative processes with and for the stakeholders in these systems.
Our working group has three major aims:
For the establishment of citizen science, we perform capacity building for citizen science in the agricultural landscape and aim to establish a culture of participation in applied agricultural research. Processes involved are part of accompanying scientific research. We apply methods and methodologies from natural and social sciences and work in a multidisciplinary mindset.
Some of our scientific questions are: